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Minor Degree Requirements

Avila's history program emphasizes the acquisition of a breadth of historical knowledge and the research skills of historical scholarship that encompass the fields of United States and World history. The history curriculum incorporates multiple perspectives and methodological approaches to human history, thus capturing the experiences of the rich and poor, the powerful and oppressed.


Minor in History - (18 Semester Hours in History)

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Candidates for a minor in History must receive a grade of “C” or above in all history courses and complete the following history courses:


Introductory History Courses: 6 hours (Minimum)

Any two (2) lower-division (100 or 200 level) history courses (either American or World history.)


Intermediate History Courses: 6 hours (Minimum)

Any two (2) upper-division (i.e., 300 level or above—excluding HI 399, HI 451, and HI 499 below) history courses (American or World history.)


Advanced Courses in History:  6 hours

HI 399 Historical Research (Must be completed at Avila University.)

HI 451 Historiography (Must be completed at Avila University.)



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